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PHORMIUM Tricolor'

Commonly known as New Zealand flax

Variegated, green with cream edge and a thin red stripe on the leaf margin
Further Reading....

  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - clump-forming perennial.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - all-year-round colour and flower spikes in summer
  • Pests & Diseases - mealybugs.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - ideal for a coastal garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy - - borderline
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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